New Bedford football group for disabled people launched by football star

Dion Dublin  - web Former Manchester United and England striker Dion Dublin was on hand recently to help launch a new 5 a side football activity group for people with disabilities in Bedford.

Dion signed the footballs to be used by the group and added personal messages of support for the work of Livability’s Bedford Lifestyle Choices who are running the series of football games.

Bedford Lifestyle Choices helps local people with disabilities into more active lives by developing and supporting access to social, recreational and educational opportunities.

The new football group will meet every fortnight at Bedford International Athletic Stadium.

The football group has been kindly funded by The Harpur Trust.

Bedford Lifestyle Choices also offers a range of activities for local disabled people including:
•    Countryside Walks
•    Golf
•    Cinema Group
•    Ten Pin Bowling
•    Table Tennis
•    Other Social Groups.

Anybody interested in finding more about Bedford Lifestyle Choices can ring 01234 783 567 for more details or e-mail

MRoss@livability.org.uk